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Detailed Pencil Lead Sculptures, Carved by Hand

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Artist Salavat Fidai creates sculptures that are marvellously intricate and detailed, but taking into account that these sculptures are carved into the lead at the end of a pencil, they seem nearly impossible.

Fidai specializes in tiny artworks, having created miniature painted scenes as well, and the pencil lead sculptures are just one facet of that. Using a tiny and precise carving tool, Fidai works away the lead to reveal a creation. The tedious process can be seen in some Instagram videos posted on Fidai’s profile, including proof that with one minute slip of the tool the whole sculpture … Read more